have another think coming

To be deluded, to be mistaken; to need to rethink something one has determined; to need to reconsider ones plans or expectations.

If you think youre going to marry my daughter, you have another think coming.


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  • have another think coming — (informal) To be wrong in what one thinks (about future events or actions) • • • Main Entry: ↑think * * * have (got) another think coming informal used to express the speaker s disagreement with or unwillingness to do something suggested by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have another think coming — have another think (coming) to need to consider something again. If you expected praise just for doing your job, you had another think coming. I really do know what I m talking about, and if you don t agree, you had better have another think …   New idioms dictionary

  • if someone thinks something, they have another think coming — spoken phrase used for saying that someone believes they know what will happen, but they are wrong If she thinks I’ll help her, she has another think coming. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is not true or likelysynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • if someone thinks something, they have another think coming — spoken used for saying that someone believes they know what will happen, but they are wrong If she thinks I ll help her, she has another think coming …   English dictionary

  • have another think — (coming) to need to consider something again. If you expected praise just for doing your job, you had another think coming. I really do know what I m talking about, and if you don t agree, you had better have another think …   New idioms dictionary

  • have (got) another think coming — informal used to express disagreement. → think …   English new terms dictionary

  • You’ve got another think coming. — sent. You have made an error. Think again. □ If you think I’m going to let you get away with that, you’ve got another think coming. □ You’ve got another think coming if you think I’ll do it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • think — think1 [ θıŋk ] (past tense and past participle thought [ θɔt ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 believe something is true ▸ 2 have particular opinion ▸ 3 consider facts carefully ▸ 4 have something in your mind ▸ 5 remember someone/something ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • think — I UK [θɪŋk] / US verb Word forms think : present tense I/you/we/they think he/she/it thinks present participle thinking past tense thought UK [θɔːt] / US [θɔt] past participle thought *** Get it right: think: The verb think is rarely used with an …   English dictionary

  • think — I. /θɪŋk / (say thingk) verb (thought, thinking) –verb (t) 1. to form or conceive in the mind; have in the mind as an idea, conception, or the like. 2. to turn over in the mind; meditate; ponder: he was thinking what it could mean. 3. to have the …   Australian English dictionary


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